The CIO, 1935-1955

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Univ of North Carolina Press, Feb 1, 1997 - History - 491 pages
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The Congress of Industrial Organizations (CIO) encompassed the largest sustained surge of worker organization in American history. Robert Zieger charts the rise of this industrial union movement, from the founding of the CIO by John L. Lewis in 1935 to it
  

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Ziegler (history, Univ. of Florida) has written a comprehensive history of the Congress of Industrial Organizations (CIO) from its founding in 1935 as a break-away from the American Federation of ... Read full review

Contents

Before the cio
6
Founding the cio 19351936
22
Over the Top 1936193?
42
The Diverse Arenas of the cio 19361938
66
Stasis and Schism 19381940
90
1941 Year of Decision
111
World War II
141
After the War
212
The Korean War
294
The Postwar cio
305
The Final Years of the Late Great cio
333
Merger and Beyond
357
Conclusion
372
Notes
379
Index
477
Copyright

The cio and Its Communists
253

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Robert H. Zieger is the author of several books, including the award winning "CIO 1935-1955". He is professor of history at the University of Florida. Zieger lives in Gainesville.

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